How to Run Notepad as Administrator in Windows 8

In Windows 8, when you edit system files using Notepad, for example you will edit the hosts file, it is necessary to run Notepad as administrator.

To run Notepad as administrator :

• Go to  Metro interface (Press the windows key to move/switch from desktop screen to Metro interface)

• Type in Notepad, it will automatically go to the search menu and Notepad will display on the left side.
• Right click on Notepad

 It will show the menu Run as administrator at the bottom

• Click on Run as administrator to run Notepad as administrator.

See also :
• How to go to Folder Options in Windows 8 
• How to Close Windows 8 Application Manually 
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